Technical Artists - Visual Effects
Tonio Freitag works as Technical Artist for Research and Development and as lecturer in Visual Effects at Animationsinstitut.
Born in Berlin he moved to Stuttgart in 2005 to start his internship as a 3D Generalist at Unexpected GmbH where he quickly advanced to freelance 3D artist. Even before starting to study at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg he worked on TV movies and student projects as 3D artist and VFX Supervisor. During his sudies at Filmakademie he was awarded the Karl-Steinbuch-Stipendium and was nominated for a VES award.
After getting his Diploma as director for VFX and Animation and two years as 3D artist in Game Design Tonio joined Pixomondo in Stuttgart where he soon became "Head of 3D" and worked on international movies such as Furious 7, Bridge of Spies, Live by Night, Justice League and Game of Thrones.
From 2018 to 2020 Tonio was CG Supervisor at RiseFX in Stuttgart being responsible for projects like Captain Marvel, Avengers: Endgame, and Doctor Sleep.